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Roots of the Sri Lankan Debt Trap

Research Brief, May 2022 |

C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Commentary

C.P. Chandrasekhar Joins PERI

Interview, April 2022 |

C.P. Chandrasekhar, C.J. Polychroniou
Research
Over 2020-21, farmer protests in India turned into a movement provoked by the passage of farm laws designed to dismantle regulation of agricultural trade, provide a legal framework for contract farming arrangements, and facilitate corporate entry into agricultural production and trade. C.P. Chandrasekhar explains that despite intense farmer opposition, the government held out for almost a year after the movement began before withdrawing the laws. Chandrasekhar describes the factors underlying this stand-off by tracing the post-Independence evolution of agricultural and food policy and examining the political economy context of the positions adopted by the farmers and the government.
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When Governments Fail: A Pandemic and Its Aftermath

Book, August 2021 |

Vikas Rawal, Jayati Ghosh, C.P. Chandrasekhar
Commentary

A Non-Performing Code for Bad Debt

Commentary, June 2021 |

C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Commentary

The Impasse in External Debt Relief

Commentary, June 2021 |

C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Commentary

The Inadequate Food Safety Net

Commentary, June 2021 |

Jayati Ghosh, C.P. Chandrasekhar
Commentary

China’s Dash for Technological Leadership

Commentary, April 2021 |

Jayati Ghosh, C.P. Chandrasekhar
Commentary

Hunger, Again

Commentary, February 2021 |

C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
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